Detroit Tigers vs Baltimore Orioles Prediction, 9/21/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Detroit Tigers vs Baltimore Orioles
Date: Wednesday, September 21, 2022
Location: Oriole Park at Camden Yards in Baltimore, MD
Odds/Point Spread: Detroit (+130) Baltimore (-150)
The Detroit Tigers (56-91) are on their way to Oriole Park at Camden Yards on Wednesday where they will try to defeat the Baltimore Orioles (76-70). The moneyline on this game has Detroit at +130 while Baltimore is at -150. The total comes in at 8. The pitchers who are expected to start will be Matt Manning and Jordan Lyles.
As a unit, the Detroit Tigers are putting up 3.3 runs per game, which has them sitting at 30th in baseball. They have tallied 482 runs scored while holding a team OBP of .284. The Tigers have compiled 211 two-baggers as a unit and have smacked 93 balls out of the park. They have amassed 461 runs batted in as well as 1,101 base knocks for the season, and their average at the plate sits at .228. Detroit has a slugging percentage of .341 and have struck out 1,288 times, while being walked on 343 occasions.
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The Tigers have compiled a team ERA of 4.14 so far this season (20th in MLB), and they have rung up 1,071 batters. They have walked 445 players from the other team and their FIP sits at 4.12 as a unit on the campaign. They have earned a K/BB ratio of 2.41 and the pitching staff has recorded a WHIP of 1.29. Tigers pitchers have surrendered 150 long balls and also 655 total runs (20th in the league).
Tigers pitchers have gone to the mound with runners on 104 times in addition to having 140 appearances in high leverage situations. The relievers have 76 holds so far this season (15th in the league). The Tigers bullpen have accumulated a save percentage of 66.0% and has entered the game in 125 save situations. They have recorded 31 saves for the year and have missed out on 16 of their 47 chances to save the game. The bullpen pitchers have inherited 169 base runners this season with 30.2% of those runners ended up crossing the plate. The Tigers have sent 522 relievers to the mound this season.
The Tigers have transformed 70.0% of baseballs in play into outs out of 11,493 innings on the diamond, which has them sitting at 14th in pro baseball. The Detroit Tigers have notched a total of 3,831 putouts thus far, as well as 1,262 assists and 86 errors. Their fielding rate sits at .983 which has them sitting 24th in MLB, and have a total of 122 double plays.
Manning has thrown 143 innings and has totaled 101 strikeouts so far in his career. Manning (6-9 record in his career) holds a FIP of 4.17 while he has faced 622 batters in the major leagues. His earned run average is 4.78 (76 ER's allowed) and his career WHIP is 1.357. He has allowed 147 base knocks (9.3 hits per 9 innings) and has 47 free passes.
The Orioles have a team slugging % of .390 and they are scoring 4.17 runs per outing (20th in baseball). They have 254 two-baggers, while taking a walk 419 times and earning 604 runs. Baltimore is sitting with 152 long balls on the year as well as 572 RBIs. They have been rung up on 1,246 occasions (12th in MLB) and have earned a total of 1,146 base hits. The Baltimore Orioles have recorded an OBP of .304 as well as a team batting average of .236 for the season.
The Orioles have a team WHIP of 1.284 with a FIP of 4.04 as a squad so far this year. They are currently ranked 24th in baseball as a pitching staff in total hits relinquished with 1,257. The Baltimore pitching staff have allowed 603 runs for the season while holding a team ERA of 3.89 (555 earned runs conceded). They currently have a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.78 (1,086 strikeouts vs 391 free passes). They have surrendered 156 dingers and they relinquish 4.23 runs per 9 innings (11th in the league).
Baltimore bullpen pitchers have an inherited score percentage of 29.2% out of 277 inherited runners. Their relievers have stepped onto the hill 164 times in high leverage situations in addition to 194 occasions with runners on. Sitting with 133 save situations, the Orioles have amassed 77 holds and also 11 blown saves. They sit at 1st in baseball with a save rate of 79.2%, and they have dispatched 489 relief pitchers to the mound on the campaign. Baltimore has called on relief pitchers to step onto the mound in 53 save chances and they have walked away with 42 saves.
Out of their 11,553 innings played, the Orioles have accumulated a defensive efficiency of 69.0% (23rd in MLB). The Baltimore Orioles have turned 135 double plays and have a fielding percentage of .984 (21st in the majors). The Orioles have accrued 1,363 assists, 84 errors and have 3,851 putouts on the season.
So far in his career, Lyles has surrendered 1,436 base knocks and he has 1,007 punch outs in 1,308 innings. Lyles (64-90 record in his career) has earned a 5.15 earned run average while allowing 9.9 hits per nine innings. He has conceded a total of 748 earned runs while earning a WHIP of 1.437 and a FIP of 4.7. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.27 and he has gone up against 5,753 batters so far in his career.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Detroit (+130)
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